DCD Transplant Outcomes of Organs

Monday, March 22, 2010

In this podcast, Dr. Randall Sung, Associate Professor of Surgery and Surgical Director of the Kidney and Kidney Pancreas Transplant Program at the University of Michigan Medical School, discusses transplant outcomes of organs procured from donors after cardiac death. Dr. Sung discusses the details involved in the definition of donation after cardiac death, donor management and transplant outcomes as well as ethical issues associated with this modality. This podcast also provides practical, up-to-date information and advice to physicians who may have questions about the advantages and disadvantages of transplantation of organs from donors after cardiac death, and would like to counsel their transplant candidates about accepting organs procured from these donors.

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